This course is designed for a student that seeks to understand the complete compliance process including enforcement. The student should come away with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a productive member of a compliance team. The two and one-half day course will focus on the enforcement case process used by US local, state, and federal environmental agencies primarily the administrative and civil judicial processes. Topics include targeting the appropriate enforcement option, penalties, negotiation, and case resolution follow-up. The course discusses all violation resolution options including informal action, formal notices, administrative orders and administrative consent orders, civil litigation settlement and case litigation. The importance of proper documentation and adherence to procedure will be emphasized. The course includes a combination of lectures, exercises, and role-playing.  A manual is included with the course.

Course Instructors:  Tom Maslany and John Rasnic

PLEASE NOTE:  A second offering of this course will be held on January 25-27, 2011 in Baltimore, MD.


Virginia DEQ (Central Office Location)
2nd Floor, Conference Room C
629 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact Alice Lutrey at alutrey(at) or Joan Walstrum at jwaltrum(at) or 443-901-1882.